Calcasieu Parish Public Schools

Calcasieu Parish School System
Type and location
Type Public School District
Grades K-12
Region Calcasieu Parish
Country United States
Location 3310 Broad Street
Lake Charles, Louisiana
District Info
Superintendent Wayne Savoy
Budget $271 million (2009)
Students and staff
Students 32,651
Other information

Calcasieu Parish School Board is a school district based in Lake Charles, Louisiana, United States. The CPSB operates all public schools in Calcasieu Parish, including the city of Lake Charles.



  • Total Students (as of October 1, 2007): 32,837[1]
  • Gender[1]
    • Male: 51%
    • Female: 49%
  • Race/Ethnicity[1]
    • White: 61.36%
    • African American: 36.00%
    • Native American: 0.20%
    • Hispanic: 1.57%
    • Asian: 0.88%
  • Socio-Economic Indicators[1]
    • At-Risk: 55.29%
    • Free Lunch: 45.83%
    • Reduced Lunch: 9.46%

School uniform

All CPSB students must wear school uniforms.[2]


Adult schools

K-12 schools

  • Bell City High School (Unincorporated area)
  • Starks High School (Unincorporated area)

High schools


  • A. M. Barbe High School (Lake Charles)
  • DeQuincy High School (DeQuincy)
  • Sam Houston High School (Unincorporated area)
  • Iowa High School (Iowa)
  • LaGrange High School (Lake Charles)
  • Sulphur High School (Sulphur)
    • Sulphur High 9th Grade Campus (Opened 2004)
  • Vinton High School (Vinton)
  • Westlake High School (Westlake)
  • Washington-Marion Magnet High School (Lake Charles)


  • Calcasieu Career Center (Lake Charles)
  • College Street Vocational Center/Westlake T&I (Lake Charles)

PreK-8 schools

  • Maplewood Middle School (Sulphur)

K-8 schools

  • J. I. Watson Middle School (Iowa)
  • Maplewood Middle School

6-8 Middle schools

  • S. P. Arnett Middle School (Westlake)
  • DeQuincy Middle School (DeQuincy)
  • LeBlanc Middle School (Sulphur)
    • Housed inside is the Jake Drost Special School which serves special needs children in areas of the parish west of the Calcasieu River.[3]
  • W. W. Lewis Middle School (Sulphur)
  • Ray D. Molo Middle School (Lake Charles)
  • Moss Bluff Middle School (Unincorporated area)
  • Oak Park Middle School (Lake Charles)
  • Reynaud Middle School (Lake Charles)
  • Vinton Middle School (Vinton)
  • S. J. Welsh Middle School (Lake Charles)
  • Forrest K. White Middle School (Lake Charles)

Elementary schools


  • Barbe Elementary School (Lake Charles)
  • Brentwood Elementary School (Lake Charles)
  • J. D. Clifton Elementary School (Lake Charles)
  • College Oaks Elementary School (Lake Charles)
  • Combre-Fondel Elementary School (Lake Charles)
  • T. S. Cooley Elementary School (Lake Charles)
  • DeQuincy Elementary School (DeQuincy)
  • Dolby Elementary School (Lake Charles)
  • Fairview Elementary School (Unincorporated area)
  • Frasch Elementary School (Sulphur)
  • Gillis Elementary School (Unincorporated area)
  • W. T. Henning Elementary School (Sulphur)
  • Henry Heights Elementary School (Lake Charles)
  • J. J. Johnson, II Elementary School (Lake Charles)
  • M. J. Kaufman Elementary School (Unincorporated area)
  • John F. Kennedy Elementary School (Lake Charles)
  • E. K. Key Elementary School (Sulphur)
  • LeBleu Settlement Elementary School (Unincorporated area)
  • Moss Bluff Elementary School (Unincorporated area)
  • Nelson Elementary School (Lake Charles)
  • Oak Park Elementary School (Lake Charles)
  • D. S. Perkins Elementary School (Sulphur)
  • Prien Lake Elementary School (Lake Charles)
  • St. John Elementary School (Unincorporated area)
  • Vincent Settlement Elementary School (Unincorporated area)
  • R. W. Vincent Elementary School (Sulphur)
  • Vinton Elementary School (Vinton)
  • T. H. Watkins Elementary School (Lake Charles)
  • Pearl Watson Elementary School (Lake Charles)
  • Western Heights Elementary School (Westlake)
  • Westwood Elementary School (Westlake)
  • Ralph Wilson Elementary School (Lake Charles)

Other schools

  • Lake Charles-Boston Academy of Learning (Lake Charles)


  1. ^ a b c d "Multiple Statistics For Total Reported Public School Students - October 2007". Louisiana Department of Education. 2007-10-01. Retrieved 2008-10-15. 
  2. ^ "Dress Code Effective 2001." Calcasieu Parish Public Schools. Retrieved on March 9, 2009.
  3. ^ "Jake Drost Special School." LeBlanc Middle School. Retrieved on March 9, 2009.

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